LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

Prospective students whose native language is not English must have college-level English proficiency to study in UNAD Florida. Demonstrated English proficiency is also a graduation requirement.

English language proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following:

 

1. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TEST APPROVAL

Undergraduate Degree: A minimum score of 500 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), or 61 on the Internet Based Test (iBT), a 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS), or 44 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report. A high school diploma completed at an accredited/recognized high school (where the language of instruction is English).

Graduate Degree: A minimum score of 530 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), or 71 on the Internet Based Test (iBT), a 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS), or 50 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report.

 

2. Approval of B-1 (*) level from an English language learning program, like UNAD English course.

 

Additional options to comply with the English proficiency admission requirement:

  • -. Proof of approval of an advanced level of an English course from another institution.
  • -. Students who completed high school, undergraduate or graduate studies in the United States or other English-speaking countries.
  • -. Undergraduate students with 30 semester credit hours from a properly licensed college/university where the language instruction was English (Transfer Students).
  • -. Approve the English courses offered by UNAD Florida within the first two academic terms. UNAD Florida do not advice to take more than 3 extra credits while fulfilling the requirement.
 

(*) B1 corresponds to having the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with native speakers according to CEFRL. The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is the system that defines and explains the different levels of oral and written expression and comprehension for languages such as English.